June 26, 2012 > Fremont Fire Department Report
Fremont Fire Department Report
Submitted By Capt. Steve Silva, Fremont FD
At 12:59 p.m., Fremont Fire and Cal Fire jointly responded to a Vegetation Fire off the right hand shoulder of 680 Freeway northbound, south of Vargas Road. The grass fire of approximately one acre was controlled with initial requested resources. Firefighters were able to contain the fire before it threatened any nearby structures.
At 2:47 p.m., Fremont Fire Department responded 20 personnel to a reported vegetation fire at 45275 Northport Court. While responding, a second fire was identified approx. 1/4 mile away and additional resources were requested. Both fires were approximately 1.5 acres and controlled in 20 minutes. Crews remained on scene for over an hour overhauling the perimeter of the fire. The cause for both fires is still under investigation.